First-half goals from Peter Hutton and Clive Delaney gave a nervous looking Derry City a vital win as they climbed above Cork City in the League table.
The Saints were the better team in the second half but couldn't find a way past Forde in the City goal, when they did, they were denied by the woodwork.
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|11||St. Patrick's Athletic||10||8|
|12||Galway United FC||9||5|